Tennessee State Information

Tennessee Truck Driving Companies

Tennessee benefits quite a bit from its trucking industry. Almost one out of 13 jobs originates in the trucking industry, which is why some call trucking the lifeblood of the state’s economy Memphis Business Journal, 2016).

If you’re a county music fan then Tennessee is your state. Tennessee is 41,687 square miles of rolling hills and blue-green grasses. Memphis, Nashville,  Knoxville, Chattanooga are the largest cities.

Tennessee offers attractions such as the Cumberland Gap, Jackson's Home called “the hermitage”, an Atomic Energy Museum and the Dunbar Cave. It’s also the home of the Dukes of Hazzard museum. Tennessee trucking companies are looking to hire truck drivers and owner operators to fill open positions throughout the state.  These trucking jobs require a Class A CDL License. 

Common Requirements and Career Outlook for Truckers in Tennessee

Take written test for appropriate license class and endorsements to get learner’s permit; take skills test to get CDL Tennessee Driver Services

Endorsements: Double/triple trailers, passenger, tank vehicle, and hazardous materials

Average heavy/tractor-trailer driving salary: $38,700 O*Net, 2016)

Average light/delivery driving salary: $29,100 O*Net, 2016)

Anticipated job growth for heavy truck drivers through 2022: 15% (O*Net, 2016)

Anticipated job growth for light truck drivers through 2022: 6% (O*Net, 2016)


Think about what’s important to you in a trucking job. Then, use our list of companies below to start applying.

Trucking Companies in Tennessee

Melton Truck Lines
Based out of Tulsa, OK, Melton Truck Lines is known for treating its drivers like family. Melton has been running more than 66 years with a reputation of excellence and stability in the trucking...
Covenant Transport
NEW $40,000 TEAMING BONUS FOR OTR CDL-A DRIVERS   Covenant Transport is excited to announce starting February 1, we are offering OTR CDL-A Team Drivers a $40,000 Teaming Bonus! With our new $40,...
Koch Trucking Inc.
Looking for a company to call home? Come to Koch Trucking! Koch Companies is a privately held company founded by Stan Koch. We began serving customers in the mid 1950’s as a manufacturer’s...
Brown Trucking Company
CDL-A Company Truck Driver Jobs! If you are a professional driver who prides themselves on providing first-class service, then Brown Trucking has the opportunities for you! We have great...
K & B Transportation
K&B Transportation understands we are all out here for a paycheck! That is why the majority of our drivers either enjoy guaranteed miles or salaried pay! Both options offer drivers a minimum...
Schneider is a leading transportation and logistics services company providing a broad portfolio of premier truckload, intermodal and logistics solutions and operating one of the largest for-hire...